Ken Kavanaugh

Ken Kavanaugh

Birth
Little Rock, Saline County, Arkansas, USA
Death 25 Jan 2007 (aged 90)
Sarasota, Sarasota County, Florida, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 17702616 · View Source
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Professional Football Player. He was an end for eight seasons (1940 to 1941, 1945 to 1950) in the National Football League with the Chicago Bears. He was a member of three NFL Championship teams (1940, 1941 and 1946 Bears) and was named to three Pro Bowl Teams (1946 to 1948). Kavanaugh's best year was in 1947 when he had 32 receptions for 818 yards and scored 13 touchdowns. During World War II, he served in the US Military as a bomber pilot from 1942 to 1944. After he retired as a player, Kavanaugh was a coach and scout for the New York Giants. A standout player during his college days at LSU, Kavanaugh was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1963. In 90 career regular season games, Kavanaugh had 162 receptions for 3,626 yards and 50 touchdowns.

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  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 27 Jan 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 17702616
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